Area Attractions

From its pristine beaches to the national park, and animal sanctuaries, Aruba offers a chance to explore the effervescent environment. Take a swim or try standup paddle boarding at Surfside Beach. Prefer to stay on dry land? Hike the challenging trails at Arikok National Park. A stay at our hotel puts you near it all.

Hyatt Place Aruba Airport

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Oranjestad, Aruba

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Area Beaches

Surfside Beach

With calm and shallow waters, this beach invites visitors to swim or canoe in peace. The shady trees make for a perfect picnic, and the on-site bars and restaurants satisfy any appetite.

Baby Beach

True to its name, this destination welcomes even the youngest children to splash around its shallow, glassy waters. Visitors can snorkel, dine at the on-site barbecue spot, or simply lounge in the shade under one of the complimentary huts.

Rodgers Beach

Find some peace and quiet at this uncrowded beach, where you can snorkel, dive, or lounge in the sun.

Eagle Beach

Dig your toes into the soft white sands of Eagle Beach, arguably the most famous beach in Aruba. Paddle board in the clear turquoise waters, or play tennis on the sand. If you get hungry, nearby restaurants will help replenish your energy.

Local Attractions

Arikok National Park

Take a guided tour through this space dedicated to conservation, which covers almost 20 percent of Aruba. Go for a hike and take in panoramic views from a hilltop, or explore environmental treasures like limestone caves and a natural pool.

Bushiribana Gold Mill Ruins

On the northern coast, you’ll find this abandoned coral-and-sandstone structure, a relic of Aruba’s gold rush in the 19th century. The now-abandoned gold mill used to process ore from the local mines.

Balashi Aruba Brewery & Beer Garden

Balashi Brewery produces the world’s only beer with desalinated sea water. Take a guided tour of the factory, or just stop by for drinks and lunch at the café.

Fort Zoutman Historical Museum

Housed in the oldest building in Oranjestad, this museum displays the island’s history. Visitors can climb to the top of the clock tower or observe a cultural celebration on Tuesday nights.

Farms + Zoos

The Butterfly Farm

Take a guided tour through this mesh-enclosed space with hundreds of butterflies at all stages of their life cycle. Guides can show guests how to handle butterflies without hurting them.

Aruba Ostrich Farm

Take a guided tour through this home for ostriches and emus. Visitors meet adult birds first and then move on to the hatchery and special pens for young birds. Guests also get the chance to hand-feed these hungry and curious creatures!

Donkey Sanctuary Aruba

This loving home for donkeys allows visitors to feed and pet the animals, whose numbers dropped dramatically on the island in the 1970s. If guests become hungry themselves, there’s a concession stand on site.

Philip’s Animal Garden

Go on a guided tour through this space dedicated to the care of exotic animals. Snap a photo with a kangaroo, ocelot, macaw, or capuchin monkey. Then, boost your energy with a cold beverage or catered meal.